Penis Plugs as Birth Control: A Very Bad Idea

Penis PlugsPenis plugs are popular urethral toys made for experiencing sexual pleasure. Typically shorter than urethral sounds, they are ideal for regular – as the opposite of deep – urethral stimulation. There are many different types of penis plugs you can use to experience new type of pleasure.

Lately, there are some people wondering about using penis plugs as a form of birth control. Since penis plugs go inside the urethra, they may seem like good devices for birth control. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that. While some penis plugs are made to stop the flow of semen, it is done for the erotic purpose and doesn’t work as reliable birth control.

In other words: penis plugs should NOT be used for birth control.

Penis Plugs and Sperm Stoppers

Penis plugs and other urethral toys are inserted into the urethra. Some … read more